House of Fire

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"House of Fire"
Single Cover
Single by Alice Cooper featuring Joe Perry
from the album Trash
B-side"Poison (Live)"
ReleasedNovember 1989
GenreGlam metal
LabelEpic Records
Songwriter(s)Alice Cooper
Desmond Child
Joan Jett
Producer(s)Desmond Child
Alice Cooper singles chronology
"Bed of Nails"
"House of Fire"
"Only My Heart Talkin'"

"House of Fire" is a 1989 single by American rock musician Alice Cooper from his 1989 album Trash. It was co-written by rock guitarist and vocalist Joan Jett alongside songwriter Desmond Child, the latter of which who had previously composed for performers such as Billy Squier, Bonnie Tyler, and Ronnie Spector.

The single initially came out in late 1989 within the United Kingdom, where it peaked at #65.[1] "House of Fire" was released in the U.S. in early 1990 and reached #56 on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as #39 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

A demo version of "House of Fire" was recorded by Bon Jovi. It surfaced in 2014 as part of the band's alternate Deluxe Edition version of New Jersey.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1989–1990) Position
Australian Singles Chart[2] 80
UK Singles Chart[1] 65
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 56
US Mainstream Rock Tracks[4] 39


  1. ^ a b "Official Charts > Alice Cooper". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
  2. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
  3. ^ "Alice Cooper - Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2021-05-30.
  4. ^ "Alice Cooper - Mainstream rock". Billboard. Retrieved 2021-05-30.